Learning Support in the classroom

Southend Adult Community College

Are you interested in gaining experience working in a school environment and have Level 2 in Math's and English with basic IT skills? Then join us and change young peoples lives through education.

Published On: 05/03/2024
About this opportunity from Southend Adult Community College

This is a wonderful opportunity to gain experience of working in an educational environment, supporting learners to enable them to reach their full potential. We have a range of courses aimed at adult learners such as bespoke courses for those with Special Educational Needs, ESOL learners where English is not their first language and also 16-19 year old vocational courses. The volunteer will gain experience of working within a classroom environment receiving direction and support form the tutor. You will acquire new skills that are transferable to enhance future job opportunities. The college is on local transport routes and is situated opposite Southend East Rail station. There is also free onsite parking and a cafeteria. Free training is given prior to commencing this role.



L2 Math’s and English including ICT skills would be desirable along with experience of supporting others.   For those lacking ICT skills, the college offers an entry level course that can be accessed free of charge (this is not a compulsory requirement).  A DBS certificate is a legal requirement, this will be applied and paid for by the college.

Activity Types

Practical Skills | Supporting people and befriending | Teaching and Training


Disability | Employment, Education and Training | Young People


Morning sessions from 9am - 13.00hrs Afternoon sessions from 13.00 - 15.30 hrs All day from 9am- 15.30 hrs

Monday - Thursday

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For more information about Southend Adult Community College and this role, visit them online.

To apply for this role, visit the Volunteer Essex website to register your interest.

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